Boston's Seaport neighborhood is booming, creating an influx of sky-high luxury residential buildings, restaurants, and office buildings. In the middle of it all is the Seaport Hotel, a family-friendly, high-end getaway that overflows with conventioneers from the nearby Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and the World Trade Center, which is connected to the hotel. Kids under age 17 are free with parents, but there is only be a certain number of guests per room. There's also the First Mate's Club exclusively for kids, which allows little ones to check out a board game, select a book from the Lending Library, more!
The Seaport feels like your home away from home, and features sophisticated and spacious guest rooms in warm colors with triple-sheeted beds that will have you curling up for a nap in no time. There's also Tivoli radios, laptop safes, and complimentary daily Wall Street Journals. Some suites have kitchens and dining areas of their own. It's also been nationally recognized as one of the most green-friendly hotels in Boston.
For those with allergies, the Seaport offers hypoallergenic rooms.
You may find yourself wanting to hang out in the marble bathrooms at the Seaport, which features fog free mirrors, Gilchrest and Soames toiletries, lighted make-up mirrors, rain showers, and in the case of some suites, televisions inside the mirrors.
The lobby is generally bustling with guests, which include families and those who are in town for events at the area convention centers. If you have any questions, feel free to ask the highly-experienced concierge.
YOU SHOULD KNOW When you check immediately upon arrival, kids are given a First Mate’s Bag filled with trinkets and treats, and are invited to select a welcome gift from Seaport's Treasure Chest.
The Seaport Hotel is home to Wave Health & Fitness, which features a recently-renovated heated indoor swimming pool with underwater speakers.
There is no formal spa, but Wave Health & Fitness has a steam room where you can sit back and relax.
Wave Health & Fitness is open 24 hours a day, with a vast array of Cybex cardio and strength training equipment, group classes, and plenty of free weights.
Guests have several options: the Seaport Cafe offers quick coffee and sandwich items, while Tamo Bistro + Bar provides fresh cuisine inspired by Boston's many neighborhoods. There's plenty of options for in-room dining, whether you'd like a burger in bed or healthy breakfast.
YOU SHOULD KNOW Children can order a special Kid’s Bento Box in TAMO Bistro + Bar.
The Seaport Hotel is located on the MBTA Silver Line, which easily connects to the underground subway system at South Station. Also, service heading to the hotel is complimentary from Logan International Airport, and it picks up at every terminal just outside of baggage claim. Return service to the airport is available via the Silver Line as well, but you'll have to pay the regular fee.
The Seaport area is overflowing with stylish restaurants, like Legal Harborside (2-minute walk) and Strega Waterfront (5-minute walk.)
Just a 10 minute walk into the Fort Point neighborhood and you'll find Drink, a critically-acclaimed craft cocktail bar.
WHY WE LIKE IT
The Seaport Hotel has one of the best hotel gyms in Boston, and a lengthy room service menu.